Day 1 of 2015 Michigan Summer Institute, Lake St. Clair Metropark
Educators and students learn about Great Lakes ecosystems
Preparing to deploy rosette sampler, gear used in collecting multiple water samples at deep depths.
Filtering bottom-living organisms found in the sediment samples collected by PONAR bottom sampler
A dragonfly catches a ride on the R/V Lake Guardian on Lake Superior.
Sunset from the deck of the Lake Guardian.
Educators experience a survival suit, designed for keeping someone alive in cold water.
Joel Hoffman (EPA) and educators admire walleyes caught in the bottom trawl.
Educators learn about watersheds by kayak while practicing aquatic stewardship service, removing invasive European Frogbit.
Joel Hoffman (second row, third from right) poses with his research team of educators.
Educators and researchers gather data in the Great Lakes
Educators and researchers help deploy the sondes used to gather water quality data from the Great Lakes.
Educators identify macroinvertebrates and other aquatic organisms gathered from the Lake Guardian.
Erie, Pa. students stencil storm drain message.
Data crunching or curriculum building is always better with a view of the lake.
Lake Guardian, carrying researchers and educators into the Great Lakes.
Students use a hydrolab sonde to check water quality.
Educators working up samples with Dr. Jude on Lake Huron in 2013.
Teachers exploring threatened Lake Sturgeon and their habitats alongside fisheries researchers from Michigan State University
Sunset, from the deck of the Lake Guardian.
In the lab, sorting Mysis and other small zooplankton from sampled from Lake Huron
Sorting and identifying Mysis and other small zooplankton from Lake Huron samples
Educators aboard the Lake Guardian
Educators and researchers on Lake Ontario, 2013.
Educators and researchers collaborate on the Lake Guardian.